Sep 23, 2010 5:00am EDT
that could wrap around the superdome twice according to the bakers. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at the national weather we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> good morning. did you get to check out the harvest moon last night? >> i didn't get a chance. >> you missed it. it was absolutely incredible. a lot around the country got to see it. when it rose last night and the sun was setting, moon was rising it looked so huge on the horizon they call it one of the biggest harvest moons we've ever had. as far as today we have a couple different weather stories. equally as hot in the southeast and very wet in the northern plains. yesterday was 95 in d.c. this was middle of the summer type area, areas of tenet healthcare and memphis easily into the mid to upper 90s. alabama, mississippi, this looks like the middle of the summer. we can't cool things off finally but eventually it will happen. it's a very warm morning from kansas city to atlanta.
Sep 22, 2010 2:05am PDT
. >>> well, he may be tiny but he's got the rest of the canine world licked. >> meet puggy, the new guinness record holder for the longest tongue of any dog in the world. yes, it is a freak show. he is a 10-year-old pekingese. puggy weighs 25 pounds, but get this, that massive tongue you see there extends a full 4 1/2 inches. >> oh, man. puggy may be laughing at the attention now but he was actually abandoned as a puppy because of that odd quality. puggy's owner says his tongue just adds to his character. it also brings smiles to a lot of faces. imagine that dog licking you in the face. >> weirdo. we'll be right back with more "world news now." >>> a very interesting story here. the billionaire ceo versus the college student. apple's steve jobs is known to occasionally respond to e-mails from customers. >> one reply landed jobs in the middle of a heated argument with a journalism student who was looking for help with a paper. here's john berman. >> reporter: in this corner, worth $5.5 billion, the father of the ipod, i-phone, and ipad, apple ceo steve jobs. in this corner, a college senior w